NWC Summer Sports Clinics 2020

We are pleased to announce that Northwest Catholic will be hosting Northwest Catholic High School Summer Sports Clinics for athletes in grades 4-9! In order to be compliant with COVID-19 safety protocols, we are capping the number of participants at 25 in each morning session. If capacity is hit and there is demand, we will consider holding a second session with the time to be announced. 

Safety First

Northwest Catholic is taking necessary precautions to ensure the safety of all athletes and staff at the school. Please take note of the main protocols put into place. You can find a complete list of our safety protocols attached to the consent form.

COVID-19 safety precautions taken by Northwest Catholic High School

Sanitizing and Washing Hands
At check in, there will be sanitizing stations. 

  • Athletes and staff are required to wash and sanitize hands at arrival (check-in)
  • Before and after activities that use shared equipment
  • All staff are required to adhere to a clean facility, frequently sanitizing and wiping down equipment
  • Children will be encouraged to cover coughs and sneezes with a tissue or the corner of their elbow

Face Masks

  • Staff must wear face masks
  • Athletes do not have to wear masks as long as they remain outdoors

Social Distancing

  • Groups are limited to 10 and do not intermingle
  • Appropriate social distancing strategies should be implemented amongst staff and athletes
  • Athletes will participate in all games and activities with their cohort and will not switch cohorts 

Health Screening

  • Health screening steps: 
  1. Temperature taken
  2. Survey filled out
  3. Hand sanitized
  • All athletes and staff are REQUIRED to be screened for any observable illness, including cough or respiratory distress, sneezing, headache, running nose, diarrhea, nausea, sore throat, chills, and to confirm they do not have a temperature above 100 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Athletes must be dropped off at a pre-determined area. Athletes' temperatures will be taken via a forehead thermometer.  Temperature will be documented on attendance form.
  • Staff or athletes with a temperature greater than 100 degrees are not permitted into the program per Executive order 7Q.
  • If at any point the athlete has a temperature of over 100.4, they will be isolated until parent or guardian can pick them up.
  • If at any point throughout the clinic the athlete starts to present symptoms, the athlete will be brought to the designated isolation area, which is in the dugout on the baseball field. (Symptoms: Fever, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, new loss of taste or smell, nausea, diarrhea, cough)
  • Staff and Athletes must fill out a self-screening form before entry to the clinic. 

Drop off and Pick Up

  • One parent/guardian only should be at drop off and pick up.
  • Parents should NOT leave until the athletes have had their temperature taken and filled out the health screening survey.
  • Athletes will have their temperature taken, fill out screening sheet, sanitize their hands and head to their group.
  • Athletes should be sent to the clinic with a water bottle with their name on it and must NOT share with other athletes.
  • Make sure the athlete uses the restroom prior to coming to the clinic.
  • Make sure athlete comes to clinic with the clothes they intend on wearing and proper shoes.  Locker rooms are PROHIBITED.  

Equipment and GamePlay

  • Clinics will focus on non-contact, skill building activities
  • Sharing of equipment is DISCOURAGED. Athletes should bring their own baseball bats, basketballs, soccer balls, sticks, helmets, gloves, etc.
  • Athletes' belongings should remain in their backpacks
  • Backpacks should be 6 feet apart
  • Athletes should bring their own LABELED water bottles. They will not be allowed in the building to fill up their water bottles.
  • Portable toilets are available outside for restroom usage. Athletes are not allowed in the buildings.  
  • Athletes must wear masks inside the portable toilets.
  • Staff should keep the groups spaced apart and they should not meet each other.
  • When taking a water break, athletes should be 6 feet apart.